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Canadian author Alistair MacLeod dies at 77

MacLeod had been in a Windsor, Ontario, hospital ever since suffering a stroke in January

Nagarjuna to host KBC's Telugu version on Maa TV

The programme is titled Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu'

India-born poet Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer

The 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music were announced yesterday by Columbia University

Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage

The British and American newspapers shared the award for public service journalism

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The lost spirit of Dilli Haat

A platform for artisans from the remotest corners of the country, Dilli Haat is losing its sheen with complaints of rampant commercialisation ...

Sepia-toned interlude

An exhibition of photos and sketches takes you down Bangalore's memory lane

Plateful of vegan

Two Bangalore restaurants are offering healthy eating-out options

Toe the fitness line

Slacklining has fitness enthusiasts walking the tight rope to strengthen their core muscles, and improve balance and concentration

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Ayurveda may offer solution for Alzheimer's disease

Studies by research groups around the world suggest human brain has been understood more in last 25 years than preceding 100

My Life My Style: Simi Garewal

I'm a free spirit

The social network: Advantage expat

A privilege programme offers expats in Delhi new and reliable ways to explore the city.

Wheels of time

Joining the ranks of Hublot and Breitling collaborations with luxury cars, Jaeger-LeCoultre's latest offering will give the exclusive group of ...

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People and fraud

Corporate Fraud: The Human Factor would have been a good book on fraud had it offered detailed case studies, practical checklists

Sea change

Robert D Kaplan's Asia's Cauldron is a short book with a powerful thesis

Disruption as a political agenda

It is an important book; it gets you thinking more carefully about the churning that is happening around us and of which the AAP is a catalyst

JFK's burnished legacy

Martin W Sandler has carefully skirted the many titillating stories about Kennedy's amorous liaisons and adulterous escapades

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Mihir S Sharma

Mihir S Sharma: Chetan Bhagat, national treasure
Mihir S Sharma

Early on in the book, when the protagonist of Chetan Bhagat's Two States meets his future wife, she asks him what he wants to be. A writer, he ...

Battle for a mindset
Malavika Sangghvi

Because of historical and cultural reasons, South Mumbai is more than just an area or an electoral constituency. It is a mindset, a way of life, ...

Neither friend nor foe
Arundhuti Dasgupta

Given the scramble for alliances today, Drupada would definitely have been a sought-after campaign manager for the 2014 elections

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Chess (#1093)

This edition saw Malachite of Sverdlovsk winning comfortably

Twice in three years, it's Bubba again

You already know the result. In the end, Bubba had a three shot lead as he walked down the 18th on the final day (he surely was not thinking of ...

Profit googly bowls out IPL franchises

BCCI, national cricketing board, has also garnered asizeable amount of money from the franchises and key sponsors

Will it be Bubba again?

Tiger Woods is not much mentioned anymore at this Masters as the fact of his forced absence owing to injury has now been fully absorbed and ...

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Toyota Camry

Power hungry? Not a chance

Toyota has chosen to shun diesel and go the green way with its new Camry. Fitted with a hybrid engine, the sedan is a great drive that doesn't ...

It's about xcellence

Hyundai's newly launched entry-level sedan, the Xcent, offers value for money and a bit of bragging rights

Tyre that evolves as it wears out

Michelin's Premier A/S made its debut this week at a US auto show. The author checks out the tyre which promises to be the next-best-thing for ...

Dilemma over style vs brand

Is the Volvo S60, the new feature-laden beauty, better than the Mercedes-Benz Edition C - the author finds out

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Pawan Goenka

Lunch with BS: Pawan Goenka

Mahindra's go-to man says English was Greek to him till late in his career and how he finds it easy to sell everything from bananas to trucks

Rahul Ram

Lunch with BS: Rahul Ram

'I'm a bandwala, after all'

Manoj Mitta

Lunch with BS: Manoj Mitta

Inconvenient truths

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The sound of India

Two men have set up an archive of Indian music and theatre as well as recorded speeches of historical figures

The dilemma of ethics

In the Ramayana, after the battle has been won and Ravana vanquished, the epic instead of winding down to a happy ending throws up a dilemma. ...

History in miniatures

200 objects including Shah Jahan's recipe book, a rare photograph of Bahadur Shah Zafar and the earliest Indian Atlas have been brought to Delhi ...